An Analysis of the Ethylene Global Market Outlook for 2008
Discover the Major Suppliers, Read Major Producer Profiles & Understand the Global Outlook
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ethylene Market Outlook 2008" report to their offering.
The report analyzes worldwide markets for Ethylene, including Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Oceania. It provides the most complete and current analytical account of the following areas: Ethylene producers, plant-by-plant capacities, supply/demand, future demand trend forecasts, Ethylene prices, international trade, upcoming projects. Production by company, Ethylene imports and exports, prices are presented for each region. The study includes profiles of major producers.
This report is updated at the time of order which will take 3-5 days.
Key Topics Covered:
- Introduction: Ethylene Properties And Uses
- Ethylene Manufacturing Processes
- Ethylene World Market Outlook
- Ethylene Market: Regional Analysis
- Latest News in the Ethylene Market (2007-2008)
- Ethylene Suppliers (Incl. Contact Details)
- Profiles of Major Ethylene Producers
Our reports combine empirical results with theoretical models and provide the most comprehensive coverage of the subject from leading researchers.
The standard report covers one year price data (2007) and features regional trade statistics (2006). Retrospective information could be purchased additionally.
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